Every youth dream is to become very successful, to become someone like Bill gates, or to become an Entrepreneur. To support young entrepreneurs, Injaz Al Arab Competition was created in 2007, with an aim to enhance the entrepreneurial skills of the Arab youth adding new job opportunities in the market.
Held under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Education, and in partnership with the Egyptian Tourism Authority; the competition of this year; year 2017 brought together 100 young promising entrepreneurs from 10 Arab countries to compete for six awards in both High School and University categories, plus three special awards sponsored by FedEx Express, Citi Foundation and MBC Al Amal.
Tunisia’s Vergie team was announced the winner of the ‘University Company of the Year’ award as it managed to impress the judges with their great potential; while ‘’Agrigrave’’ from Kuwait got to win the award of ‘high school company of the year’.
“This year’s competition was very exciting and challenging. The event hosted some fantastic talents competing with truly amazing projects. We are proud that our company won the University Company of the Year award, and look forward to applying the skills we have learned in order to benefit our company in the future.” Vergie team said.
Injaz Al-Arab Supports Youth
“INJAZ Al-Arab Annual Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition supports students to develop lifelong entrepreneurship and innovative thinking that’s to be applied throughout their careers. INJAZ has a long history of investing in regional talents, and our Annual Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition is another platform that helps promote entrepreneurship mentality and builds a sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Arab region.” INJAZ Al-Arab’s President and CEO, Akef Aqrabawi, said.
“We are extremely impressed with the projects that these finalists have presented,” stated Dina El Mofty, INJAZ Egypt Founder and CEO, “these young minds are the key to a better future for the Arab region, and INJAZ will continue fostering the entrepreneurship mentality in the region to support the development of our society”, she continued.